Best Lawyers in America 2012 Honors Firm, Haynes and Boone Lawyers

09/07/2011

DALLAS – Ninety-four Haynes and Boone, LLP attorneys have been included in Best Lawyers in America's 2012 ranking of the nation’s top legal talent.

 

In addition, Best Lawyers in America collaborated with U.S. News & World Report to create annual rankings of “Best Law Firms” in the U.S. Haynes and Boone expanded its recognition this year from one national first-tier ranking to seven -- corporate governance law, corporate law, franchise law, labor and employment, real estate, project finance law and technology law. In practices ranked by metropolitan regions, the firm took first-tier honors in 32 practices across Austin, Dallas, Houston, New York and San Antonio.

 

Best Lawyers in America is an annual referral guide listing outstanding attorneys throughout the U.S. Lawyers are selected based on more than two million detailed peer-review evaluations.

 

The following Haynes and Boone attorneys were named 2012 Best Lawyers in America:

 

Austin

  • James D. Braddock, Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental
  • Jeff Civins, Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental, Water Law
  • Sarah B. Foster, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Robert A. Lauer, Franchise Law
  • Mary Mendoza, Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental 

  • P. Bane Phillippi, Environmental Law, Water Law

  • Robert E. Reetz, Jr., Tax Law

Dallas

  • Robert D. Albergotti, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Richard D. Anigian, Commercial Litigation
  • Jeffrey M. Becker, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Technology Law, Trademark Law
  • Michael M. Boone, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law
  • Stacy L. Brainin, Litigation - Antitrust
  • George W. Bramblett, Jr., Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Litigation - ERISA, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Securities Regulation
  • Ronald W. Breaux, Antitrust Law, Litigation - Antitrust
  • Arthur T. Carter, Labor Law - Management
  • Deborah S. Coldwell, Franchise Law
  • John M. Collins, Employee Benefits Law, Trusts and Estates
  • Terry W. Conner, Banking and Finance Law
  • Nina Cortell, Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
  • Greta E. Cowart, Employee Benefits Law
  • John Russell Emerson, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent
  • Richard M. Fijolek, Tax Law
  • Sharon N. Freytag, Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
  • Robin P. Hartmann, Corporate Law, Litigation - Antitrust
  • William R. Hays III, Corporate Law
  • Steven R. Jenkins, Real Estate Law
  • Anne M. Johnson, Appellate Practice
  • Thomas E. Kurth, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Litigation - Bankruptcy, Litigation - Real Estate, Oil & Gas Law
  • Ernest Martin, Jr., Insurance Law
  • Richard K. Martin, Real Estate Law
  • Joyce G. Mazero, Franchise Law
  • David R. McAtee II, Litigation - Antitrust
  • David L. McCombs, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Technology Law
  • Barry F. McNeil, Antitrust Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Larry B. Pascal, International Trade and Finance Law
  • Robin E. Phelan, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Phillip B. Philbin, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent
  • Charles F. Plenge , Employee Benefits Law
  • Timothy E. Powers, International Trade and Finance Law, Project Finance Law
  • Werner A. Powers, Insurance Law
  • Darrel A. Rice, Corporate Law, Venture Capital Law
  • Kenneth A. Rogers, Banking and Finance Law
  • Ann M. Saegert, Real Estate Law
  • Gregory R. Samuel, Corporate Law
  • Janice V. Sharry, Corporate Law
  • William C. Strock, Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • W. Scot Wallace, Corporate Law
  • Susan A. Wetzel, Employee Benefits Law
  • William C. Wilshusen, Real Estate Law
  • Jonathan C. Wilson, Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Robert E. Wilson, Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law
  • Taylor H. Wilson, Securities/Capital Markets Law

Fort Worth

  • Brian D. Barnard, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Securities/Capital markets, Securities Regulation
  • William D. Greenhill, Project Finance Law
  • John D. Penn, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Stephen M. Pezanosky, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Karen S. Precella, Appellate Practice
  • William D. Ratliff III, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law
  • Rice M. Tilley, Jr., Non-Profit/Charities Law, Trusts and Estates
  • Thomas J. Williams, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - First Amendment, Litigation - Intellectual Property

Houston

  • Charles A. Beckham, Jr., Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Arthur S. Berner, Venture Capital Law
  • Bernard F. Clark, Jr., Energy Law, Natural Resources Law, Project Finance Law
  • Thomas D. Cordell, Commercial Litigation
  • Melvin A. Dow, Real Estate Law
  • Theresa Einhorn, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • John R. Eldridge, Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental
  • Lawrence D. Finder, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Ricardo Garcia-Moreno, Sports Law
  • Jesse J. Gelsomini, Employee Benefits Law
  • Patrick L. Hughes, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Donald D. Jackson
  • Kenric D. Kattner, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Robert S. Ladd, Real Estate Law
  • Lynne Liberato, Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Thomas J. McCaffrey, Real Estate Law
  • Bruce W. Merwin, Construction Law, Real Estate Law
  • Arthur M. Nathan, Tax Law
  • Michael T. Powell, Litigation - Construction
  • Bradley J. Richards, Project Finance Law, Technology Law
  • Joseph A. Vilardo, Banking and Finance Law

New York

  • Judith Elkin, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Kenneth J. Friedman, Real Estate Law
  • Lenard M. Parkins, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Kenneth J. Rubinstein, Arbitration, Mediation

San Antonio

  • Stephen P. Allison, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
  • Lamont A. Jefferson, Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Diana Liebmann, Energy Law
  • Laura E. O'Donnell, Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Eric Terry, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Steven A. Waters, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law

Washington, DC

  • Jan S. Gilbert, Franchise Law
  • James R. Wade, Antitrust Law, Litigation - Antitrust

Richardson

  • Bill S. Kleinman, Mergers & Acquisitions Law

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